camp, and i thought he was not adjusting well, so i said he was making excuses. but then, a year and a half later, i said, "eh, i think this is more than just an excuse." >> like many boys, he's been told that, first off, adolescents don't get migraines, and also that it's a problem only with girls. and both of those are untrue. >> whis true is that girls are more likely to get migraines. boy or girl -- the pain can be really bad. >> i couldn't stay in school, and i couldn't concentrate, i couldn't spell. i had word-finding issues. and so i had to go home and go to the doctor. >> when we treat migraines, one of the most important things to keep an eye out for are the triggers of the headache. >> that means finding out what causes your migraines. some common triggers are... even if you avoid the triggers, you might still get migraines. in that case, a doctor may prescribe medication.